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Autism, language and communication in children with sex chromosome trisomies

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Purpose. Sex chromosome trisomies (SCTs) are found on amniocentesis in 2.3 to 3.7 per 1000 same-sex births, yet there is a limited database on which to base a prognosis. Autism has been described in post-natally diagnosed cases of Klinefelter syndrome (XXY karyotype), but the prevalence in non-referred samples, and in other trisomies, is unclear. We recruited the largest sample including all three SCTs to be reported to date, including children identified on prenatal screening, to clarify ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Author's Original

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10.1136/adc.2009.179747

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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OSCCI
Oxford college:
St John's College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
Southampton University NHS Trust
Department:
Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory
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Institution:
"Southampton University NHS Trust", "Southampton University, UK"
Department:
Division of Human Genetics
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"Southampton University NHS Trust", "Southampton University, UK"
Department:
Division of Human Genetics
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Institution:
Great Ormond St Hospital, London, UK
Department:
NE Thames Regional Genetics Service
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Dorothy V. M. Bishop
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood Journal website
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
14682044
URN:
uuid:2650e09a-b745-49bc-a88b-d17e4e1456e7
Local pid:
ora:5417

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